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Fired up Rangers won't ease off in league: Warburton

By Ronnie Esplin

Mark Warburton has admitted he deals with the threat of complacency at Rangers on a daily basis.

The Ibrox club have won their first eight Ladbrokes Championship games, with only a Scottish League Cup defeat to St Johnstone spoiling a perfect start to their campaign.

Today's visitors Falkirk, who are unbeaten in the league but nine points behind having played a fixture less, are the only team Rangers are yet to play.

Warburton believes securing victory to complete the clean sweep in the first quarter of fixtures would send out a bold statement.

The former Brentford boss said: "It is a good start. The biggest enemy to us will be us, any complacency or lack of preparation will hurt us.

"We have to be best prepared for every game and we will be.

"We mention it (possible complacency) every single day. If we fall behind in training we dig it out, if someone is late for training we fine them.

"We have some tough challenges ahead. Falkirk are the closest challengers, well organised, so you respect that fully."

Warburton remains keen on signing former Derby midfielder John Eustace.

Warburton said: "He is trying to get fit and once he gets fit we will sit down and have a conversation."

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